By Weston mathews
1.Built their cities around ceremonial structures
- The Mayan Religion included many gods.
- The primary gods were forces or objects in nature that affected people’s daily lives like the rain god or the corn god
- The Maya believed the blood gave the Gods strength so they made blood offerings and offerings of such plants, food, flowers and feathers. This was a way of honoring their gods
- there's a paradise afterlife reserved human sacrifice and there's the underworld
- The position of king was usually inherited by the oldest son.
- Commoners had to pay taxes to support the king and the nobles. Guys had to serve as warriors when the king needed them.
- There were around 100’s of Mayan cities
- The Maya city states were often at war with each other yet they all dressed the same and the setup was the same
- the class structures went ruler, nobles and priests, merchants and artisans, peasants and slaves